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Jan 30, 2012
Have you read Cory Doctorow’s sci-fi book Little Brother?In the book, 17-year-old techno-geek Marcus skips school one day and gets swept up near the site of a terrorist attack in San...
Jan 25, 2012
Test your knowledge on the book The Hunger GamesTake the online   Hunger Games Quiz! All the books in the Hunger Games series are available at public libraries in Marin.  Check the...
Jan 25, 2012
Ultimate Teen Reading Listteenreads.com has created what they think is the Ultimate Teen Reading List --- close to 400 titles that are perfect choices for reading and discussing.teenreads staff...
Jan 24, 2012
How Dr. Seuss Got His Start 'On Mulberry Street'Morning Edition outlines the history of one of America’s most cherished children’s book.Seventy-five years ago, before Theodor...
Jan 10, 2012
What is so special about January 10th? Well January 10, 1946 was the first meeting of the United Nations, which is definitely special. However, this year January 10, 2012 happens to be the day that...
Dec 28, 2011
Jordan Romero, a 15-year-old Southern California teen, just became the youngest climber to successfully summit seven of the tallest mountains on seven continents.  A few days ago he reached the...
Dec 27, 2011
One of my favorite pop culture procrastination sites, Flavorwire, creates mixtapes inspired by characters in books and movies:If you’ve ever wondered what your favorite literary characters...
Dec 21, 2011
Are zombies the new vampires?Although the appeal of vampires is still strong (who doesn’t like those attractive, super powered, immortal blood suckers), the time of the zombie seems to have...
Dec 13, 2011
Yo-Yo Ma on a bathroom floor, with a wombat. Needs no further explanation. via @PeterSegal  
Dec 12, 2011
“Tis the season for relaxing, sharing holiday meals, and exchanging gifts with family and friends. There are many options for gifts that don’t break the bank. Are you a baker? Get...